Larry King, television's everyman interviewer, dies at 87


Larry King the suspender sporting every man whose interviews with world leaders movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for half a century died Saturday he was eighty seven king's death at an LA hospital was confirmed on his Twitter account he'd been battling COPD but earlier in the month the spokesman said he'd been moved from I see you king was a radio host before moving to CNN where he interviewed everyone from president Obama to lady Gaga to the Dalai Lama in nineteen ninety four he described his interview style to a peak what you got to do with people was taken into a comfort zone if you can make someone comfortable you own them he also said the idea for wearing suspenders came from a former wife so I put my one nine people so convincing it look good in that so it's stuck Larry King is survived by three sons and a very large extended family I'm Julie Walker

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